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Fire destroys 20 cars in Manila traffic bureau impounding yard

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 09:26 AM April 11, 2019
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MANILA, Philippines — Twenty cars caught fire at the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) in Malate, Manila, on Thursday morning, authorities said.

According to the Malate police, the blaze began at about 3:20 a.m. at the MTPB Impounding Extension Area beside Shopwise Supermarket on A. Mabini Street.

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Fire Chief Inspector Jemma Wee of the Manila Fire Department and other fire volunteers responded to the incident.

The blaze was put out after more than 30 minutes.

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Authorities had yet to determine the cause of fire and cost of damage as of posting. /cbb

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